Author: Livia Garofalo

In the Journals March 2022, Part 1 by Livia Garofalo

Livia Garofalo , April 5th, 2022


Here’s the first part of the In the Journals for March. There’s a special issue of Culture, Medicine, and Psychiatry called “Special Issue on Being Human in the…


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In the Journals, April, Part 2 by Livia Garofalo

Livia Garofalo , May 2nd, 2021


Here’s the second part of the round-up for April. Enjoy! Social Science & Medicine  Help me quit smoking but don’t make me sick! The controversial effects of electronic…


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Wounded Attachments: Intimacy, Infrastructure, and Harm in the National Public Hospital by Livia Garofalo

Livia Garofalo , November 24th, 2020


The first thing you see from the highway is a massive building. The Hospital is simply enormous. In front of the Hospital plaza is a roundabout. In the…


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In the Journals, September 2020, Part 1 by Livia Garofalo

Livia Garofalo , October 8th, 2020


Culture, Medicine, and Psychiatry  The Affective Creativity of a Couple in Dementia Care Jong-min Jeong The capacity to feel and express themselves in response to worldly surroundings i…


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In the Journals, July Part I by Livia Garofalo

Livia Garofalo , August 9th, 2020


Because of a COVID mix-up, this month we are reviewing articles published in April, along with our regular July entry. In April, the Journal of the Royal Anthropological…


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Ventilators Alone Won’t Save Us

Livia Garofalo , May 20th, 2020


[no-caption] Juanmonino/Getty Images During an unusually calm shift in the intensive care unit, Barbara (a pseudonym), the experienced doctor on staff, asked me and the resident physician…


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In the Journals – November 2019 by Livia Garofalo

Livia Garofalo , December 6th, 2019


Here’s our November In the Journals. For the posthumanists out there, there is a special issue of Theory, Culture & Society on Transversal Posthumanities that might be of…


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In the Journals – May 2019 by Livia Garofalo

Livia Garofalo , May 30th, 2019


Here is the journal round-up for May! A very interesting batch of articles this month, including the very timely section in Cultural Anthropology on Reproductive Rights in the…


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In the Journals – September 2018, Part II by Livia Garofalo

Livia Garofalo , October 16th, 2018


And now for Part II for September. Enjoy! Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute Mutable environments and permeable human bodies Margaret Lock Geologists have declared an epochal transition…


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In the Journals – September 2018, Part I by Livia Garofalo

Livia Garofalo , October 8th, 2018


Here’s the first part of the journal round-up for September. This month, American Anthropologist features a Special Section on Medical Anthropology in “World Anthropologies” and Etho…


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In the Journals – August 2017 by Livia Garofalo

Livia Garofalo , September 2nd, 2017


Here is the article round-up for August, put together in collaboration with Ann Marie Thornburg.  There is a special issue section of Social Science and Medicine out this month…


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In the Journals – May 2017 by Livia Garofalo

Livia Garofalo , June 1st, 2017


Please enjoy the article round-up for the month of May! This post was put together in collaboration with Ann Marie Thornburg. American Ethnologist Plant matters: Buddhist medicine and economies…


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In the Journals – December 2016, Part I by Livia Garofalo

Livia Garofalo , December 29th, 2016


Here is the first part of our December article roundup. Three journals have special issues this month (abstracts in the post below): Body and Society: The New Biologies: Epigenetics,…


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In the Journals – October 2016 by Livia Garofalo

Livia Garofalo , November 5th, 2016


Here is our “In the Journals” roundup for October. In addition to a rich selection of abstracts, also of interest this month are a Special Issue of Osiris on the “History of…


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